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Painting

River View at Sunset
1841-1914, American

This is a luminous sunset scene by American artist Charles Volkmar. Oil on canvas, 7 x 13 3/4 inches, c. 1870s, signed in the lower left corner, in the original frame. Born in Baltimore, Charles Volkmar studied at the Maryland Institute before moving to Paris where he studied with Barbizon artist Henri Harpignes. He traveled often between the United States and Europe, exhibiting his work at the National Academy of Design, the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, the Boston Art Club , the Brooklyn Art Association and regularly at the Paris Salon.

Print

Lakeside
$325.00

Etching/aquatint, image size 7X9 1/2",pencil signed

Drawing

Dover Market
1915-2010, Lithuanian-American

This pencil drawing by Jack Levine measures 5 1/2 x 5 inches. It is pencil signed on the lower right. Levine was best known for his satires on modern life and political corruption. Born in South Boston into a large family, his drawing abilities were apparent at an young age. At 14 he entered a painting program at Harvard and a few years later was employed in the Works Progress Administration. His lower class childhood was often a subject of his paintings and he became known for "telling it like it is".